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POV43: Region, Division and Type of Residence -- Poverty Status for People in Families With Related Children Under 18 by Family Structure: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  People in families (total) (10) People in married-couple families (11) People in families with a male householder, no wife present People in families with a female householder, no husband present
All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6) All income levels Below 150% of poverty (5) Percentage below 150% of poverty (6)

Black A.O.I.C.
 
People in families with related
  children under 18 years, total (9)
23,234 10,291 44.3 10,414 2,212 21.2 1,488 713 47.9 11,333 7,366 65.0

Residence and Region (31)

United States:
 
  Inside metro statistical areas
21,073 9,016 42.8 9,524 1,906 20.0 1,388 660 47.6 10,160 6,450 63.5
      Inside principal cities 11,429 5,792 50.7 4,301 1,028 23.9 832 464 55.8 6,296 4,300 68.3
      Outside principal cities 9,644 3,224 33.4 5,224 878 16.8 556 196 35.3 3,864 2,150 55.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 2,161 1,274 59.0 889 306 34.4 100 52 52.5 1,172 916 78.2

Residence and Region (31)
 
Northeast
4,082 1,729 42.4 1,694 338 20.0 302 158 52.3 2,087 1,233 59.1
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,019 1,696 42.2 1,667 330 19.8 294 151 51.2 2,058 1,216 59.1
      Inside principal cities 2,593 1,251 48.2 939 236 25.2 197 114 57.6 1,457 901 61.8
      Outside principal cities 1,426 446 31.3 728 94 12.9 97 37 38.1 601 315 52.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 63 33 (B) 27 8 (B) 7 7 (B) 29 17 (B)
Midwest 4,330 2,227 51.4 1,683 446 26.5 318 166 52.2 2,329 1,615 69.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 4,149 2,110 50.8 1,588 391 24.6 315 163 51.7 2,247 1,556 69.3
      Inside principal cities 2,735 1,580 57.8 864 259 29.9 265 160 60.4 1,607 1,161 72.3
      Outside principal cities 1,414 530 37.5 724 132 18.3 50 3 (B) 640 395 61.7
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 181 118 65.1 95 55 58.0 3 3 (B) 82 59 71.9
South 12,427 5,555 44.7 5,621 1,138 20.2 742 334 45.0 6,063 4,084 67.4
  Inside metro statistical areas 10,581 4,459 42.1 4,903 912 18.6 654 293 44.8 5,024 3,254 64.8
      Inside principal cities 4,849 2,516 51.9 1,807 384 21.2 331 164 49.6 2,712 1,968 72.6
      Outside principal cities 5,732 1,943 33.9 3,097 528 17.1 323 129 39.8 2,312 1,287 55.6
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 1,845 1,096 59.4 718 226 31.4 88 41 46.4 1,039 829 79.8
West 2,395 779 32.5 1,416 290 20.5 126 55 43.8 854 434 50.8
  Inside metro statistical areas 2,323 751 32.3 1,367 273 20.0 125 54 43.4 832 423 50.9
      Inside principal cities 1,252 446 35.6 691 149 21.6 40 27 (B) 521 270 51.8
      Outside principal cities 1,072 305 28.5 676 124 18.4 85 27 32.1 311 154 49.4
  Outside metro statistical areas (35) 72 28 (B) 49 17 (B) 1 1 (B) 22 11 (B)

Division (31)
 
New England
588 256 43.5 255 53 20.9 58 27 (B) 275 176 63.9
Middle Atlantic 3,494 1,473 42.2 1,439 285 19.8 243 131 53.8 1,812 1,057 58.3
East North Central 3,533 1,915 54.2 1,261 362 28.7 279 150 53.6 1,992 1,404 70.5
West North Central 797 312 39.1 422 84 19.9 39 16 (B) 337 211 62.7
South Atlantic 7,357 3,008 40.9 3,342 616 18.4 438 172 39.2 3,576 2,220 62.1
East South Central 2,035 1,084 53.3 847 178 21.0 139 96 69.3 1,049 810 77.2
West South Central 3,034 1,463 48.2 1,432 343 24.0 165 65 39.7 1,438 1,054 73.3
Mountain 559 201 35.9 348 81 23.2 17 5 (B) 194 115 59.3
Pacific 1,836 578 31.5 1,067 209 19.6 109 50 45.9 660 319 48.3

Poverty Footnotes


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